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Adventuring with Kids:  How to get geared up for cold water paddling with Mathis Hargrove

Adventuring with Kids: How to get geared up for cold water paddling with Mathis Hargrove

HOW TO’S WITH THE HARGROVE CREW Mathis leads us in a video as he gets geared up in his cold gear layers, for a fun day of kayaking on the Nantahala River, in Bryson City, North Carolina. Staying warm and comfortable plays a huge part in having a GREAT DAY on the...
Inner City Kids Camp 2022

Inner City Kids Camp 2022

Inner City Kids Camp 2022 Inner City Kids Camp or Jessie’s Kids Camp are the two names for one week of my year depending on who you ask, they represent a week of kayaking for kids from disadvantaged homes. Through the years, since 2002 to be exact, Jessie Stone, my...
The Joys of Teaching

The Joys of Teaching

Everyone knows, I LOVE kayaking. Freestyle and down-river paddling has opened a world of new experiences and adventures for me. Traveling to new places, paddling new rivers, and meeting new people, are all things that motivate me to continue to live this lifestyle of...
CKS Paddle Fest 2021!

CKS Paddle Fest 2021!

CKS Paddle Fest 2021 2021 CKS Paddlefest was a great opener to the 2021 CO paddling Tour! With great water levels, weather and tons of paddlesports enthusiasts, you could see that people were just completely enthused at the idea of getting on the water with groups of...
Little KelloggShow Groms Kayak Shoshone on the Colorado River!

Little KelloggShow Groms Kayak Shoshone on the Colorado River!

Shoshone is a very short, ¾ mile, solid Class III run on the Colorado River. Most people do a few quick laps, as it’s an easy run, skate back to the top along a nice bike trail and hit it again. Shoshone is ideal for beginning kayakers looking to push themselves, with...
#Paddlewise – Whitewater Kayaking is a lifelong learning sport

#Paddlewise – Whitewater Kayaking is a lifelong learning sport

learn. Whitewater Kayaking is a lifelong learning sport. Many other sports have a fairly static field of play (or practice) – generally soccer pitches, volleyball courts and basketball courts are always the same. This stability means that the participant can spend...
Essential Tips For Whitewater Kayaking with Kids

Essential Tips For Whitewater Kayaking with Kids

Hello! We are the Hargrove Crew and we have some Essential Tips For Whitewater Kayaking with Kids for you. Our family of six loves sharing the JOY of just being together, seeking adventures that turn into lasting memories, and inspiring others to join in on the FUN of...